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Certificate of Partnership between Richard J. French, William Marsh Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0004
Abstract

A certificate of limited partnership for the purpose of setting up firm of "R.J. French" to purchase and sell goods from July 1, 1852 to July 1, 1857. The agreement was between general partner Richard J. French and special partners William M. Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols.

Dates: 1852

Charles P. Leverich business letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0222
Abstract

The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.

Dates: 1833 - 1851; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1843

Charles W. Duncan, Jr. business papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0583
Abstract

The Charles W. Duncan, Jr. business papers include correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, minutes, reports, studies, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, newsclippings, and bound volumes. A 1947 graduate of Rice Institute, Duncan served under President Carter as Deptury Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy. He served as president of Coca-Cola, Co. and on the board of trustees of Rice University.

Dates: 1958-2013

Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0606
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, programs, and other papers regarding or created by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), related to the national organization or to the Houston Lodge specifically, as well as personal papers of Edward K.T. Chen. It also contains a variety of materials about Asian-Americans and Chinese-Americans. (3 boxes)

Dates: 1953-2015

Cogswell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0152
Abstract

This collection contains numerous letters relating to personal and business events involving the Cogswell family. It also includes legal documents relating to business transactions reflecting the development and establishment of the Cogswell family throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. This family ran very successful businesses and these papers reflect the changes occurring in social attitudes and methods of business transactions over a 100 year period.

Dates: 1823 - 1927

Col. Edward M. House correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0263
Abstract

This collection contains a compilation of letters to and from Col. House regarding business deals, financial holdings, and politics. The majority of the letters are addressed to Thomas C. Dunn. Other correspondents include: Dewitt C. Dunn, Secretary McAdoo of the Treasury Department, and Paul M. Warburg. Topics discussed include real estate, federal and regional reserve banks.

Dates: 1896 - 1927

Community Artists' Collective records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0620
Abstract

The Community Artists’ Collective is a Houston-based nonprofit organization which organizes exhibitions for local artists and educational and community development programs for inner-city youths and adults. The collection is largely comprised of photographs, the collection also includes ephemera, newsletters, and records of the Board of Directors.

Dates: 1985-2014

C.Y. Chu Chinese American photographs, and trade and immigration documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0683
Abstract

Financial records documenting the career and activities of C. Y. Chu. Also included are C. Y. Chu's 1917 middle school diploma, a 1926 U.S. Dept. of Labor return permit, and more.

Photographs of family events and business gatherings.

Dates: 1917 - 1971

Discover Houston Tours Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0522
Abstract

The Discover Houston Tours Records contain information about tours Lord gave around Houston, supplemental material for tour content (including newspaper clippings, brochures, and notes), general information about leading tours, and business documents of her tour company.

Dates: 1988-2013

Early Rice Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0101
Abstract: These records include the original William Marsh Rice murder trial records, and the estate records of Rice, founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University. These records relate to the formation of the idea of the Rice Institute and the activities of its first Board of Trustees in the years before Mr. Rice’s death and to the Institute’s formative years just after his death. The outcomes of the legal proceedings documented in these records, which related to significant financial resources and...
Dates: 1844 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1916

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KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 2
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Abercrombie, James Smither 1
Acworth, J. 1
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Allen, Herbert 1
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Ballew, William V., Jr. 1
Bentsen, Lloyd 1
Brochsteins, Inc. (1935-) 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
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Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
Brown, Margarett Root 1
Burchett, J. 1
Butler, George A. 1
Caroline, Princess of Hanover 1
Castaneda, Christopher James 1
Chinese American Citizens Alliance 1
Christian, W. G. 1
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Cogswell, Frederick 1
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Cohen, Agnes 1
Cohen, Esther 1
Cohen, Robert 1
Community Artists’ Collective 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
F.W. Heitmann Company. 1
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Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
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Fondren, Ella F. 1
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Furman, Joshua, Dr. 1
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Glass, William S. 1
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Hancock, Clifton N., Mrs. 1
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Haynes, William Allen 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
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House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Imperial Sugar Company. 1
Jhin family 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Jones, Alice Baker 1
KPRC (Radio station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kelley Industries, Inc. 1
Kempthorne, Thomas 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 1
Kirkland, John D. (David) 1
Lee, Gene 1
Lee, Hedy, Mrs. 1
Leverich, Charles P. 1
Leverich, William S. 1
Levine, Melvyn 1
Lord, Sandra 1
Martel, Marian 1
Martel, Speros 1
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